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Nov 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
anything. >>> and a hard look at what america is ordering at amazon these days, and he still can't stop talking about the b.b. gun he wanted as a boy. plus, look at what just turned 40. ♪ and you and me are free to be you and me ♪ >> a cultural touchstone hits a birthday and are probably feeling pretty good about it right now. that and more as "rock center" gets under way. >>> good evening to rock center. the tree is lit up tonight. we keep hearing the holiday is roaring back this year. everybody is hoping it's a sign of a morro bust economy, but way too many families got caught and are still trapped in the downturn. ann curry spent time with families who were supposed to have the american dream, educated, hard-working with all the trappings of middle class life in america. but in kind of a slow-motion way, they have watched themselves become part of a new class of working homeless, something we last saw in the depression 80 years ago. and as ann curry shows us tonight, these families are trying mightily to turn their lives back around. >> reporter: it's an ordinary school day for n
Nov 8, 2012 10:00pm EST
manufacturing in america -- harry smith tells us tonht that's just not true. and something we have noticed about our politicians during the storm crisis on the east coast. that and more as "rock center" gets under way. >>> well, good evening, and welcome to "rock center." we around here have been consumed by two huge stories over the past few days. the election drama, of course, and the big east coast storm. and then the nor'easter just last night that came in right on top of those already affected. hundreds of thousands are still without power since hurricane sandy. a lot of people who had had power restored lost it again in the snow and wind storm last night. in this region where so many lost their homes, and where millions of people have suffered through it, some times in our coverage of such events, individuals stand out. that happened on this very broadcast a week ago. a woman named phyllis, who was interviewed by ann curry on staten island. and so many of you have inquired about how she is doing, ann curry returned to staten island to find out. >> yeah, we are over oakwood be
Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm EST
all, started america's economic meltdown. in the movies he would be portrayed as the little guy crushed by the system while the fat cats get away scot free. while what you're about to see is true, it starts bhart thoners. >> harry loves running. he loves putting one foot in front of the other to see how far he can go. a feeling he savors because harry just spent a year and a half in prison. our cameras were there the first day he was released from the halfway house. his two sons met him. >> i couldn't have done it without you, guys. >> i love you, dad. >> i love you, too. >> charlie engle went to prison for his role in the financial crisis. but he didn't work here on wall street, he was not a big time banker. he was accused of doing something likely hundreds of thousands of americans did during the housing boom. he exaggerated his income on his mortgage applications. charlie found real estate a good place to make money. >> the housing market was booming for everyone. >> the bubble just got bigger and bigger. >> it did. there was no end, right? >> reporter: the story of how charl
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